Earthquake Information for Valdez Cordova Census Area, Alaska

Valdez Cordova Census Area, AK has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 3,499 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 90.08% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Valdez Cordova Census Area, AK within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Valdez Cordova Census Area, AK was a 4.7 Magnitude in 1974.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Valdez Cordova Census Area since 1931
3,499
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
90.08%

Earthquake Probability for Valdez Cordova Census Area, AK

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Valdez Cordova Census Area, AK.

Probability of Earthquakes Within the Next 50 Years For Magnitudes Between 5.0 and 9.2
(within 31 km/51 miles above magnitude)
MAGNITUDE
PROBABILITY
5.0
90.08%
5.1
86.01%
5.2
86.01%
5.2
81.41%
5.3
76.45%
5.4
71.34%
5.5
66.28%
5.6
61.40%
5.7
56.82%
5.8
52.61%
5.9
48.80%
6.0
45.40%
6.1
41.73%
6.2
38.49%
6.3
35.41%
6.4
32.72%
6.5
30.39%
6.6
28.34%
6.7
26.51%
6.8
24.86%
6.9
23.41%
7.0
22.02%
7.1
18.63%
7.2
15.57%
7.3
12.82%
7.4
10.79%
7.5
8.98%
7.6
7.41%
7.7
6.00%
7.8
4.69%
7.9
3.49%
8.0
2.31%
8.1
1.17%
8.2
0.00%
8.3
0.00%
8.4
0.00%
8.5
0.00%
8.6
0.00%
8.7
0.00%
8.8
0.00%
8.9
0.00%
9.0
0.00%
9.1
0.00%
9.2
0.00%